A Nottingham Journal 'Amateur Pilot Efficiency Competition' sterling silver winner's aviation trophy, first presented 1931

Summary

  • Type 
    Automobilia
  • Lot number 
    205
  • Location

Description

A Nottingham Journal 'Amateur Pilot Efficiency Competition' sterling silver winner's aviation trophy, first presented 1931, the classically styled twin-handled trophy with lid, hallmarked Birmingham, by Barker Brothers Silver Ltd, 1930, the front engraved 'Efficiency Competition - Presented by - The Proprietors of the "Nottingham Journal" - for Annual Competition Among Amateur Pilots of Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Lincolnshire', the reverse engraved with winner's names from 1931-38, 1947-49, 1964-81 and 1990, the sterling silver lid surmounted with EPNS representation of a de Havilland 'Moth' bi-plane with fuselage inscribed 'N.F.C.' and with spinning propeller, the trophy measuring 49cm high overall, offered together with a copy of a 21st September 1933 article from Flight magazine relating to the event.
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